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Sporting: The best start to the Amorim era

Sporting: The best start to the Amorim era

According to Alvalade’s start to the season, the coach has never started so well; 5 wins in 6 matches in 2023/2024

Considering Ruben Amorim’s start to the season with Sporting, since 2020/2021, the coach has never started so well, with five wins and just one draw in six matches. Even at title time, the Green and Whites have not shown better numbers: in the 2020/2021 season, they have four wins, one draw and one defeat after six matches. A tonic that the Lions want to capitalize on and that leaves fans excited after a season that did not go well for Alvalade.

Six matches, five in the tournament and one in the Europa League. Five wins, four in the tournament and one in the Europa League (on Thursday, in Austria, 2-1 against Sturm Graz in the first round of Group D), and only one draw (1-1 in Braga, in the fourth round). league round). Add to these numbers the 12 goals scored and only five goals conceded, and this start of the season is already in the history of the Amorim era, the coach who was rescued by the green and white team from Braga, in exchange for 10 million euros, the value of the release clause in terminating the contract. , in March 2020.

Ruben Amorim celebrates victory in Austria with Sturm Graz

At the time, Amorim also started well, with the same five wins in six matches but in the middle of the season with a pandemic-induced pause in between. In other words, taking the start of the season as a starting point, this is the best Lion in Amorim.

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Here comes Rio Street

Sporting wants to continue the good performance at the beginning of the 2023/2024 season, and the lion is preparing to welcome Rio Ave next Monday, in Alvalade, taking into account the last match, with Sturm Graz, in which Ruben Amorim managed the team, the green. The whites must make changes to the eleven, which should be closer to the ones that have been used most often. The return of Ricardo Egayo, Moreta, Nuno Santos and Pedro Goncalves to the starting line-up is a likely scenario, meaning that Gini Catamo, Daniel Bragança, Mateus Reyes and Francisco Trincao should return to the bench, and could potentially start during the match against. Vela – condenses.

Also expect help in Alvalade. With a high number of wins at the start of the season, attendance at matches has always been around 40,000 and a good crowd is also expected, even on a Monday night – 8:15pm.